Forza Azzurri

Forza Azzurri

Italy and the 2017 World Cup 2017 will mark the second time that the Azzurri have qualified for the Rugby League World Cup. Great strides were made in their first appearance in the World Cup in 2013, and hopes are high that they can at least reach the Quarter finals this time around. In 2013,

Breaking Point

Breaking Point

‘Tis the season to be jolly and all that, unless you’re a Wigan Athletic fan then the run of games over Christmas usually end in disappointment. Traditionally Boxing Day games for Latics fans usually consist of wearing Fancy Dress and, for many, this is the highlight of the season. But what if that was taken

Euro Totti

Euro Totti

As Euro 2016 begins, my mind is taken back to the summer of 2000. This summer was to be my first, and only, experience of a major football tournament as I, along with a mate, decided to apply for tickets in the ballot for Euro 2000 in Holland and Belgium and see where it got us.

Well, the ballot was a success and we were rewarded with tickets for group games in Bruges, Liege and Amsterdam as well as the final in Rotterdam. As the tournament got closer, anticipation built and we, more than anything, looked forward to the final and hoped England would make it (yes I know, I know….but I was young and naïve etc etc).

The Miracle of Castel di Sangro

The Miracle of Castel di Sangro

Castel di Sangro is a tiny town situated in the Abruzzo region of Italy, and has a population of around 6,000 people. In the mid 1990’s, the townsfolk and supporters of A.S.D Castel di Sangro Calcio experienced a journey which saw them come within touching distance of what was – during that period – the

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